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n. pl. del·is Informal
A delicatessen.




n, pl delis
(Commerce) an informal word for delicatessen


(ˈdɛl i)

n., pl. del•is (ˈdɛl iz)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deli - a shop selling ready-to-eat food productsdeli - a shop selling ready-to-eat food products
charcuterie - a delicatessen that specializes in meats
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
طَعام مُعَلَّب، مُقَبِّل
delikatešu veikals


[ˈdɛli] népicerie f fine


(ˈdeli) noun
a delicatessen.
References in classic literature ?
I deli you you should imbort ropes' ends free under your dariff.
Eating deli food was, as Merwin says, "a secular rather than a religious way of being Jewish" (6).
In another sense, as Eater put it, the closing marks the end of an arduous period for the deli.
It's not just sales, but profits, too, that appear to be on the rise in supermarket deli sections.
They are all low in carbohydrates with the highest level in Tofurky's Italian Deli Slices at 7 grams per 5 slices and the lowest level in Yves Bologna at 2 grams per 4 slices.
For consumers who want food that is both convenient and fresh, the deli offers multiple options, and more shoppers are visiting it precisely for those reasons.
Ireland's Savory and Deli market will register higher growth in value terms during 2013-2018 compared to 2008-2013.
McAlister's Deli stems from humble beginnings, known for its American Regional favorites served with a side of genuine hospitality.
With no preparation time, Deli Cheesecake delivers a good result with constant quality and no cracking thanks to its patented oven-setting process, Puratos Deli Cheesecake promoted as the perfect convenient cheesecake cake ingredient.
The Milton Street deli also became a home from home for Channel 4's Location Location Location crew earlier this month.